Out of Sight, Out of Mind

When you’re not paying attention, pests come out to play. Cockroaches and rodents can transmit serious bacteria and diseases to you and your family, from Salmonella to E.Coli. While these pests might not seem like a big problem, an infestation can get out of hand quickly. To show homeowners what happens when the lights are off, NPMA let cockroaches and rodents loose and documented the disturbing results.

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How Much Ground Can These Pests Cover?

Starting out by crawling on your toothbrush and right over to the bowl of fruit meant for your breakfast, rodents and cockroaches move quickly. Take a look at how these pests can maneuver in and around items in your kitchen or bathroom, contaminating everything they touch.



Behind The Scenes

Rodents Pose a Threat to Your Health and Home

With the ability to gnaw through pipes and plastic, this pest is something to be concerned about.

Cockroaches can spread nearly 33 types of bacteria

As well as six parasitic
worms and seven other types
of human pathogens.

The Signs of
an Infestation

Know what to look for if you suspect a rodent or cockroach infestation in your home.

Resources from Trusted Pest Control Experts

Looking for more information and resources about other pests? Head to PestWorld.org, the National Pest Management Association’s consumer website where you can view expert identification guides on more than 90 different pest species, watch more eye-opening videos and discover valuable articles offering information on various pests.